Episode 44: Bierstadt Lagerhaus Founders: A Methodical Approach to Traditional Techniques


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Ashleigh Carter and Bill Eye of Denver’s Bierstadt Lagerhaus are quintessential brewers’ brewers, and their singular focus on lagers along with their exacting and methodical approach to traditional techniques has earned them deep respect from their peers. In this episode of the podcast, they discuss everything from the Weyermann base malt they use in their pale lagers, to the importance of decoction mashing, the value of technique over recipe, their novel glassware and pricing strategies, broader trends in the brewing industry, the boom and bust cycle, and why beer should not be the focus of the conversation.

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